The secondary school educational program has been the topic of research, action research and redesign in recent years. The Grants and Research Office (GRO) provides a variety of resources and services to support local secondary schools in their redesign initiatives.

  • High School Success Emporium I
  • High School Success Emporium II
  • High School Success Emporium III
  • Middle School Success Emporium I
  • Secondary Academic Showcase: Programs Producing Results
  • Personalizing the Learning Experience
  • Secondary School Redesign Resources
  • Claiming Your Place in the Digital World

The following high school teams facilitated a session at the High School Success Emporium I held on August 11, 2008.

The following high school teams facilitated a session at the High School Success Emporium II held on June 15, 2009.

The following high school teams facilitated a session at the High School Success Emporium III held on June 23, 2010.

The following middle school teams facilitated a session at the Middle School Success Emporium I held on June 22, 2010.

On April 14, 2011 the following presentations were shared:

Middle-to-High-School Transition
http://www.centerforcsri.org/files/TheCenter_NL_May09.pdf

High School Size, Structure, and Content: What Matters for Student Success?
www.brookings.edu/gs/brown/bpepconference/DarlingHammond_Paper.pdf

Annenberg Institute for School Reform
www.annenberginstitute.org

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
www.gatesfoundation.org

Center for Collaborative Education
www.ccebos.org

Coalition of Essential Schools
www.essentialschools.org

NW Regional Laboratory’s Recreating Secondary Schools
www.eplc.org/clearinghouse_highschool.html

International Center for Leadership in Education: Resources for High School Success
www.daggett.com/hsresources.html

Intervention:  Accelerated Middle Schools
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/reports/dropout/ams/

Early Warning Systems That Support Students at Risk of Dropping Out of High School
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Measuring and Improving the Effectiveness of High School Teachers
www.all4ed.org/files/TeacherEffectiveness.pdf

Getting Ready, Willing and Able: Critical Steps Toward Successful Implementation of Small Learning Communities in Large High Schools
www.nwrel.org/scpd/sslc/issue_papers/issue_paper_1_getting_ready.pdf

Career Academies
www.mdrc.org/publications/482/overview.html

New England Secondary School Consortium
www.newenglandssc.org

Approaches to Dropout Prevention: Heeding Early Warning Signs with Appropriate Interventions
www.betterhighschools.org/docs/NHSC_ApproachestoDropoutPrevention.pdf

Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning
www.nacol.org/docs/KeepingPace07-color.pdf

Career Forward:  Take the Challenge
http://nroc.careerforward.org/careerforward/

Parent Expectations and Planning for College
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2008/2008079.pdf

Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Dop
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/practiceguides/higher_ed_pg_091509.pdf

The Linked Learning Approach: Building the Capacity of Teachers to Prepare Students for College and Careers
http://www.all4ed.org/files/LinkedLearningBuildingCapacity.pdf

Seminar content is available here.